• Five things you should know about Mayweather-Pacquiao
    USA Today4 hours ago

    Five things you should know about Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Floyd Mayweather, left, and Manny Pacquiao will meet in the most lucrative fight in history. The May 2 welterweight championship unification bout between undefeated Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be the most lucrative fight of all time, with revenues estimated to be $400 million or more, well above the current record of $150 million. Here are five things you need to know about a fight that has been six years in the making. 1. Tickets: If you're looking for tickets to the biggest fight, certainly of this century, well, good luck. Initial ticket prices were announced at $7,500 for ringside seats with nosebleeds at $1,500. But where do you find them? There are none available on StubHub,

  • Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla II: Fight card, preview, odds, start time
    CBS Sports3 hours ago

    Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla II: Fight card, preview, odds, start time

    One of the best boxing matches of 2016 will get its sequel on Saturday as lightweight titlist Jorge Linares returns to Anthony Crolla’s hometown of Manchester, England, to defend the belt he won last September.   Linares (41-3, 27 KOs), a native of Venezuela who fights out of Japan, fought through a right hand injury to edge Crolla (31-5-3, 13 KOs) by close unanimous decision in their first meeting. Both men overcame cuts in an all-action fight with definitive swings of momentum between the top two fighters at 135 pounds.   The rematch for the WBA title will take place at Manchester Arena and air in the United States on Showtime (6 p.m. ET). WBC titleholder Mikey Garcia will be an interested

  • Video: Boxing star Lomachenko spars Dillashaw
    Bloody Elbow

    Video: Boxing star Lomachenko spars Dillashaw

    Former UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw got the opportunity to spar with boxing champ and two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko on Wednesday. Not only are they among the very best in their respective sports, both men are also known for their movement and footwork, making it an interesting crossover session. The pair sparred for four 4-minute rounds, and Dillashaw was appreciative about working with one of the best boxers today. “He put it on me. He’s animal,” Dillashaw told ESNews. “He’s a cardio machine. He doesn’t give you a break. So much respect. Just to share the ring with the guy was amazing. I would never pass up the opportunity. I wish I was in a little bit better shape, but it was